Safety Ops Manager

March 3, 2023
  • Location: Mozambique
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12266

SAFETY OPERATIONS MANAGER required by our Client, an International Oil and gas Operator, to be assigned on a Contract basis, located in Maputo, Mozambique.

Duration:           12 months on-going


Link between the affiliate and project team in HSE related matters (Onshore and Upstream) in the following locations:

Affiliate head office – Maputo;

  • Drilling logistics base (support for drilling operations and port logistics) – Pemba
  • LNG project construction site (onshore and offshore) – Afungi
  • Afungi Site: 15 000 POB at peak working for several Contractor.
  • Operates under HSE VP and coordinates with HSE discipline Managers (Method, Environment, Health, Biodiversity)


  • Ensures that our Client HSE policy and Referential is adhere to by the Project contractors
  • Where relevant, develop or revise project HSE procedures to ensure alignment with Group referential.
  • Promotes HSE initiatives and awareness to build an integrated safety culture
  • Ensure with Site HSE manager that Safety tools and initiatives (Golden rules, Stop card, Zero fatality program, safety contract owner program, perfect driver etc…) are adequately implemented on Site
  • Ensure the dissemination of safety information and feed back across the project team.
  • Organize weekly meetings with respective site HSE manager and share incident at affiliate HSE weekly meeting.
  • Participate in management of contractors (to define HSE requirements for CFT process, to evaluate HSE MS during CFT, involve in the preparation of the bridging documents, pre-mobilization HSE inspection, and organized contractor HSE audits, etc.).
  • Organize or conduct HSE inspections and audits to contractors and follow up implementation of recommendation.
  • Oversees Site in Contractor HSE management (bridging documents review, follow up contractors’ emergency preparedness, perform contractors’ audits, trainings, etc..).
  • Organized HSE contractors Forum (quarterly)
  • Participate as required in risk assessments and hazard analysis and ensure that risk reduction measures are effective.
  • Review Cause Tree Analysis and investigation for HiPo and recordable incidents. Recommends remedial actions and follows up their implementation. Review and publish Rex as relevant
  • Perform the QA/QC of the incident management at Site, ensure that all cases are properly investigated.
  • Organized monthly HIPO/REX committee in coordination with Onshore and Upstream
  • Analyze HSE incidents/accidents and results to draw trends and define appropriate corrective action / safety campaign
  • Develop and organize Project Emergency Response plan to fulfill requirement of Maestro principle 7.
  • Provide support for Maestro implementation and continuous improvement

Context and environment

  • Project team is spread between Paris, Milan, London and Mozambique and is expected to gather people from different cultures and background thus requiring understanding of cultural sensitivities and local legal requirements


  • Ensure continuous implementation of MZ-LNG HSE policy, rules and regulation as well as TotalEnergies standards at project perimeter
  • Ensure Project Emergency Response Plan and organization are in place and appropriate to project scale and activities.


  • Education: Degree in any of HSE subjects of in Engineering
  • Professional experience: more than 10 years in an operational role in the oil and gas industry.
  • Technical competencies: Technical knowledge of safety, health and environment management, applicable regulations. Good knowledge of oil and gas industry codes and international HSE standard and legislation.
  • Behavioral competencies: Good communication and negotiation skills, good command of spoken and written English, strong analytical skill, ability to work in transverse mode
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